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Kathy Fox UVM prison program

04-05-2017

UVM Students Learn About the Criminal Justice System from the Inside Out

When sociology major Emily Fixx ‘17 arrives for her 6 p.m. class on Monday, she leaves her keys, cellphone, and water bottle at the door and walks through a metal detector under the watchful eye of a correctional officer. This is not part of an extreme new measure to remove distractions from the classroom. It’s part of the ...

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12-13-2017

Pitching Products Produced by UVM Faculty, Local Entrepreneurs

One of the top ways to ruin a trade show, according to Entrepreneur Magazine: staff your booth with people who don’t understand all aspects of your product. There wasn't a trace of that potential pitfall at a December 6 trade show in the lobby of Kalkin Hall, where students representing multiple majors pitched products as part ...

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Students at Computer Science Fair, UVM 2017

12-12-2017

Computing Power in Numbers

Improving response to humanitarian crises. Holding politicians accountable for their voting records. Sorting “fake news” from real headlines. Today’s world offers no shortage of daunting challenges; last Friday, 354 students presented their solutions to these issues and more in the form of 187 websites, apps, and programs.

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Six UVM student included in Project Censored anthology.

12-11-2017

Six UVM Students Featured in Anthology of Best Undergraduate Investigative Journalism

Six University of Vermont students from the Community Development and Applied Economics program are featured in the new book Censored 2018: Press Freedoms in a “Post Truth” Society.

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